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Reach Out and Shrink Someone-Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology

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About the Course

The 21st Century has brought innovations that require therapists to consider confidentiality, record keeping, and boundary controversies especially in this time of online therapy during and post the covid epidemic. This workshop will address therapist competency, working across state lines, expectations of privacy working online, required informed consent, record keeping, and reputation protection. Literature updates, expert opinions, and relevant ethics codes will be discussed.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, Reach Out and Shrink Someone-Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology created by Pamela Harmell, Ph.D. in 2023.

Publication Date:

Oct 2023

Course Material Author

Pamela Harmell, Ph.D.

Dr. Pamela Harmell, Ph. D. is a national lecturer specializing in legal and ethical issues in clinical practice. She is a Professor at the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology and has written extensively in professional publications on ethical practice and has formally studied law. She is the Past President of the Board of Psychology. Dr. Harmell is the former Chair of the California State Ethics Committee and former Chair of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association Ethics Committee. She served on the Board of Directors of the California Psychological Association and is Past President of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association.

Pamela Harmell, Ph.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Pamela Harmell, PhD

Dr. Pamela Harmell, Ph. D. is a national lecturer specializing in legal and ethical issues in clinical practice. She is a Professor at the Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology and has written extensively in professional publications on ethical practice and has formally studied law. She is the Past President of the Board of Psychology. Dr. Harmell is the former Chair of the California State Ethics Committee and former Chair of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association Ethics Committee. She served on the Board of Directors of the California Psychological Association and is Past President of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Discuss the importance of the “Third party rule” in the age of technology.
  2. Prepare an informed consent form for online therapy.
  3. Identify ethical issues related to when psychotherapists can practice across state lines.

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Planners and Reviewers

The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.

Commercial support

There is no commercial support for this distance-learning course.

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